Come, take a step back in time to the first half of the last century and ride a train like your grandparents may have ridden. Board our 1920's era passenger coach, or our open-air excursion car and take a ride behind our 1950's diesel locomotive through Old Towne Belton, Missouri and the surrounding area. You could even ride in the cab of the locomotive with the engineer.
While you're waiting for the train, walk around our yard and look at our display equipment, freight cars, Club Car, instruction car, maintenance-of-way equipment, and two static display steam locomotives. Visit our baggage car gift shop, talk to the train crew, and even visit the locomotive. Finish off your trip with a visit to the shops of Main Street Belton.
While you're enjoying your train ride with us, you might also learn about the History of our Line
The Belton, Grandview and Kansas City Railroad Co. is a short line passenger railroad and demonstration museum in Belton, Missouri, just south on US Hwy. 71 from the Kansas City Metro Area. The BG&KC offers excursions on our line running south from Belton on a 5 mile, 45 minute round trip. We are an all volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving rail travel and railroading.
Tickets on sale starting November 3rd at noon.
|Saturday, December 5th & Saturday, December 12th
Winter Train ride with Santa
Hot Chocolate and a cookie after
More information here
|9:00am 10:30am 12:00pm 1:30pm 3:00pm||$15.00|
Tickets can be purchased in advance, on-line. The depot and ticket office opens approximately one hour prior to departure. All tickets are sold on a first come first served basis. Our passenger coach holds 60 passengers. If all seats sell out and there are enough passengers still wishing to ride the train, extra departures will be added. We can accept credit/debit cards for on-line ticket sales however we are only able to accept cash and checks in the depot the day of the ride. Our train is neither heated nor air conditioned, we suggest you dress for the weather on the day of your visit.
Ride up in the Locomotive with the engineer and see how the train is operated. Tickets for the Locomotive are $25 each for regular departures.
Due to space restrictions only two passengers can ride in the locomotive.
Tickets for the Locomotive tend to sell out early. Consider buying locomotive tickets in advance on-line
While we do our best to accommodate all of our guests, we are unable to accommodate persons in wheel chairs or those very limited mobility. If you have any questions about the accessibility of our facilities please call the depot at (816) 331-0630 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the unforeseen, BG&KC RR reserves the right to cancel/reschedule trains, substitute equipment, or change fares without prior notice.
The Belton Depot is approximately 10 miles south of the I-470, I-435, US 71 interchange (the Three Trails Crossing, a.k.a. the Grandview Triangle). Take I-49/US 71 south to the Belton 163rd Street exit (Formerly 'Y' Highway). Turn Right (West/South) and follow 163rd St. to MO 58. Turn Right (West) and go 2 blocks to Walnut St. Turn Left (South) onto Walnut and proceed until you reach the railroad tracks, the depot will be on your Right. Cross the tracks and park.
Maps and detailed directions from Google.
Belton Grandview and Kansas City Railroad Co.
502 E. Walnut St.
Belton, MO 64012